By CrossRiverWatch admin
Mr. Hilliard Etta, the National Vice Chairman, South South of the ruling APC who was appointed into the Presidential Committee on the Reconstitution of Federal Boards, Parastatals and Agencies and Commissions, has resume work with other members of the committee after they were inaugurated by the President.
The constitution of the Committee, headed by Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF was revealed in
A statement issued by the Assistant Director (Press) in the Office of the SGF, Oise Johnson, said the committee headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal was inaugurated on Monday.
The Committee is made up of members from the six geographical zones. According to the statement, the members are: Alh. Mai Mala Buni (North-East Zone), Alh. Zakari Idde (North-Central Zone) and Alh. Inuwa Abdulkadir (North-West Zone).
Others are, Chief Hilliard Eta (South-South Zone), Chief Pius Akinyelure (South-West Zone), Chief Emmanuel Eneukwa (South-East Zone) while Mr. Gideon Sammani (SSAP to the President) will serve as Secretary.
The committee after the inauguration, held its inaugural meeting in Abuja.
According to its terms of reference, the Committee is to “(i) determine and recommend to Mr. President, the Governing Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions to be reconstituted immediately.
“(ii) To identify the available positions of the Chairmanship and Membership levels in each of the affected Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions as provided for in their respective enabling laws.
“(iii) To allocate the Chairmanship and Membership positions to each State of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, including slots for Presidential discretion.
“(iv) To receive and screen the nominees received from the States and the Federal Capital Territory and recommend them to the President for consideration and approval.
“(v) To ensure balance in the distribution of Board members along the geo-political zones of the country.
“(vi) To advise Mr. President on any other matter(s) regarding the composition of the Boards that are incidental on the foregoing terms of reference.”
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